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Wide-field optical property mapping and structured light imaging of the esophagus with spatial frequency domain imaging.

J Biophotonics 2019 May 6:e201900005. Epub 2019 May 6.

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbio.201900005DOI Listing
May 2019

Preoperative contralateral lung radiation dose is associated with postoperative pulmonary toxicity in patients with locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer treated with trimodality therapy.

Pract Radiat Oncol 2018 Jul - Aug;8(4):e239-e248. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.prro.2018.01.004DOI Listing
December 2018

Neoadjuvant PD-1 Blockade in Resectable Lung Cancer.

N Engl J Med 2018 May 16;378(21):1976-1986. Epub 2018 Apr 16.

From the Bloomberg-Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy and the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore (P.M.F., K.N.S., V.A., T.R.C., M.Z., S.C.Y., S.B., R.J.B., J.N., K.A.M., F.V., H.G., J.Z., J.X.C., H.Y.C., J.-W.S., R.B.S., J.W., E.G., H.W., G.L.R., J.M.T., V.E.V., S.L.T., J.R.B., D.M.P.); Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Cornell Medicine (J.E.C., M.D.H., D.R.J., M.J.V., N.R., Z.O., V.R., J.D.W., T.M.) and the Ludwig Collaborative (J.D.W., T.M.) - all in New York; the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, San Francisco (J.D.W., T.M.); and Swim Across America Laboratory, Charlotte, NC (J.D.W., T.M.).

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http://www.nejm.org/doi/10.1056/NEJMoa1716078
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1716078DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6223617PMC
May 2018

Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy: Is There an Advantage?

Adv Surg 2016 09 28;50(1):17-28. Epub 2016 Jun 28.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Blalock 240, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.yasu.2016.03.002DOI Listing
September 2016

Complex Esophageal Reconstruction Procedures Have Acceptable Outcomes Compared With Routine Esophagectomy.

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Jul 21;102(1):215-22. Epub 2016 May 21.

Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.02.039DOI Listing
July 2016

The Benefit of Chemotherapy in Esophageal Cancer Patients With Residual Disease After Trimodality Therapy.

Am J Clin Oncol 2016 Apr;39(2):136-41

Departments of *Radiation Oncology §Medical Oncology ∥Thoracic Surgery, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, Baltimore, MD †Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL ‡Department of Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/COC.0000000000000036DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5613244PMC
April 2016

Robotic Versus Thoracoscopic Resection for Lung Cancer: Early Results of a New Robotic Program.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2016 Apr 15;26(4):243-8. Epub 2016 Mar 15.

2 Thoracic Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center , New York, New York.

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http://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/lap.2016.0049
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/lap.2016.0049DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4994050PMC
April 2016

Extralobar Aneurysm of Intralobar Pulmonary Sequestration Artery Originating From Aorta Arch.

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Apr;101(4):e121

Department of Thoracic Surgery, The Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.06.095DOI Listing
April 2016

Why are patients being readmitted after surgery for esophageal cancer?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2015 May 11;149(5):1384-9; discussion 1389-91. Epub 2015 Feb 11.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.01.064DOI Listing
May 2015

Does obesity affect the outcomes of pulmonary resections for lung cancer? A National Surgical Quality Improvement Program analysis.

Surgery 2015 Apr 7;157(4):792-800. Epub 2015 Feb 7.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2014.10.016DOI Listing
April 2015

Anesthesia for tracheal reconstruction and transplantation.

Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 2013 Feb;26(1):1-5

Divisions of Cardiothoracic and Transplant Anesthesia, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ACO.0b013e32835bd0dcDOI Listing
February 2013

The goal of esophagogastrectomy for patients with esophageal cancer: minimally invasive or maximally effective?: comment on "evidence to support the use of minimally invasive esophagectomy for esophageal cancer".

Arch Surg 2012 Aug;147(8):776-7

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 29 S Greene St, Ste 504, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archsurg.2012.1748DOI Listing
August 2012

Curcumin induces cell death in esophageal cancer cells through modulating Notch signaling.

PLoS One 2012 17;7(2):e30590. Epub 2012 Feb 17.

Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, United States of America.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0030590PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3281833PMC
June 2012

Adenocarcinomas with prominent lepidic spread: retrospective review applying new classification of the American Thoracic Society.

Am J Surg Pathol 2012 Feb;36(2):273-82

Department of Pathology, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PAS.0b013e31823b3eebDOI Listing
February 2012

The RNA-binding protein HuR stabilizes survivin mRNA in human oesophageal epithelial cells.

Biochem J 2011 Jul;437(1):89-96

Cell Biology Group, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1042/BJ20110028DOI Listing
July 2011

Invited commentary.

Ann Thorac Surg 2011 Jul;92(1):262-3

Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 29 Greene St, Ste 504, Baltimore, MD   21201, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.03.108DOI Listing
July 2011

Outcomes after trimodality therapy for esophageal cancer: the impact of histology on failure patterns.

Am J Clin Oncol 2011 Jun;34(3):259-64

Department of Radiation Oncology, The Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, The University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/COC.0b013e3181e841ceDOI Listing
June 2011

Sternoclavicular joint infection: a comparison of two surgical approaches.

Ann Thorac Surg 2011 Jan;91(1):257-61

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri 63110, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.07.112DOI Listing
January 2011

Loss of p53, rather than beta-catenin overexpression, induces survivin-mediated resistance to apoptosis in an esophageal cancer cell line.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010 Jul 16;140(1):225-32. Epub 2010 Mar 16.

Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S002252230901535
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2009.11.038DOI Listing
July 2010

Clinical images. Massive Meckel's enterolith mimicking urachal carcinoma.

Am J Surg 2009 Jan 11;197(1):e3-4. Epub 2008 Sep 11.

Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 22 South Greene St., Baltimore, MD 21201, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2008.01.035DOI Listing
January 2009

Management of complications of lung resection. Introduction.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2007 ;19(4):342

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2007.12.001DOI Listing
September 2008

Risk factors for occult nodal metastasis in clinical T1N0 lung cancer: a negative impact on survival.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2008 Mar 31;33(3):466-9. Epub 2008 Jan 31.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcts.2007.12.015DOI Listing
March 2008

Large-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the lung: an aggressive neuroendocrine lung cancer.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2006 ;18(3):206-10

Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2006.08.007DOI Listing
March 2007

Large-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the lung.

Cancer Control 2006 Oct;13(4):270-5

Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/107327480601300404DOI Listing
October 2006

Prevalence of benign disease in patients undergoing resection for suspected lung cancer.

Ann Thorac Surg 2006 May;81(5):1824-8; discussion 1828-9

Department of Surgery, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2005.11.010DOI Listing
May 2006

Cost-effectiveness of routine mediastinoscopy in computed tomography- and positron emission tomography-screened patients with stage I lung cancer.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2006 Apr 2;131(4):822-9; discussion 822-9. Epub 2006 Mar 2.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2005.10.045DOI Listing
April 2006

Clinical-pathologic conference in general thoracic surgery: Cardiac lymphoma.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2005 Sep;130(3):870-4

Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2005.02.039DOI Listing
September 2005

Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma: an aggressive form of non-small cell lung cancer.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2005 Jul;130(1):166-72

Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2005.02.064DOI Listing
July 2005

Outcomes after resection of giant emphysematous bullae.

Ann Thorac Surg 2004 Sep;78(3):976-82; discussion 976-82

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine,St. Louis, MO, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2004.04.005DOI Listing
September 2004

Lung cancer resection combined with lung volume reduction in patients with severe emphysema.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2004 May;127(5):1323-31

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, and Jacqueline Mariitz Lung Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2003.11.046DOI Listing
May 2004

Benefits of resection for metachronous lung cancer.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2004 Mar;127(3):836-42

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, One Barnes-Jewish Plaza, 3108 Queeny Tower, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2003.08.055DOI Listing
March 2004

Lung transplantation for lymphangioleiomyomatosis.

J Heart Lung Transplant 2004 Mar;23(3):301-8

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 63110, USA.

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http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S105324980300195
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1053-2498(03)00195-5DOI Listing
March 2004

Endovascular lung perfusion using high-dose cisplatin: uptake and DNA adduct formation in an animal model.

Oncol Rep 2004 Jan;11(1):237-43

Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA.

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January 2004

Down-regulation of beta catenin inhibits the growth of esophageal carcinoma cells.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2004 Jan;127(1):92-8

Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2003.06.008DOI Listing
January 2004

Comparison of open subxiphoid pericardial drainage with percutaneous catheter drainage for symptomatic pericardial effusion.

Ann Thorac Surg 2003 Sep;76(3):811-5; discussion 816

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 63110-1013, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0003-4975(03)00665-9DOI Listing
September 2003

Thirteen-year experience in lung transplantation for emphysema.

Ann Thorac Surg 2002 Nov;74(5):1663-9; discussion 1669-70

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri 63110-1013, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0003-4975(02)04064-xDOI Listing
November 2002

Surgical resection of multifocal non-small cell lung cancer is associated with prolonged survival.

Ann Thorac Surg 2002 Oct;74(4):988-93; discussion 993-4

Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 63110-1013, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0003-4975(02)03878-xDOI Listing
October 2002

Evaluation of response to neoadjuvant therapy by quantitative 2-deoxy-2-[18F]fluoro-D-glucose with positron emission tomography in patients with esophageal cancer.

Mol Imaging Biol 2002 Jul;4(4):301-10

Division of Nuclear Medicine, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA.

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July 2002

Does donor cause of death affect the outcome of lung transplantation?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2002 Mar;123(3):429-34; discussion 434-6

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA.

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March 2002

Impact of comorbidity on survival after surgical resection in patients with stage I non-small cell lung cancer.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2002 Feb;123(2):280-7

Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110-1013, USA.

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February 2002